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Antonio C. Narvaez, MD

November 25, 1940 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Antonio Narvaez, MD Obituary

Antonio C. Narvaez, MD passed away at age 83 on Thursday, November 30, 2023.  Born in Imus, Cavite, Philippines on November 25, 1940, he was the son of the late Feliciano and Elisa (DeCastro) Narvaez.

Upon graduating from The University of the East in the Philippines, Dr. Narvaez came to the United States in 1964 and completed his residency at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY.  In 1968, he moved to Delaware and was mentored by Herman Rosenblum, MD who influenced and encouraged him to also become a geneticist.  Dr. Narvaez was a pediatrician in Wilmington for many years and had his own private practice.  He retired in 2007 and spent time pursuing his passion of sketching and drawing portraits, reconnecting with old friends, and spending time with his grandchildren who were his pride and joy.  He was a member of St. John the Beloved Parish.

Dr. Narvaez is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dr. Mercedes (Jacinto) Narvaez; his children, Maria Iversen, Antonio J. Narvaez and wife, Deborah, Albert J. Narvaez and wife, Andrea; his grandchildren, Delani Narvaez, Cecilia and Erik Iversen, Alexandra, Ashley, Andrew and Adam Narvaez.  In addition, he is survived by his brother, Roger Narvaez; his sisters, Emma Aquino and husband, Robert, Ellen Febre and husband, Prudencio, and Pilar Cifra; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington on Tuesday, December 5 from 10:00 – 11:15AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30AM, immediately followed by interment in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dr. Narvaez may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org).

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
December 5, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
St. John the Beloved Church
907 Milltown Road, Sherwood Park
Wilmington, DE 19808

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
December 5, 2023

11:30 AM
St. John the Beloved Church
907 Milltown Road, Sherwood Park
Wilmington, DE 19808

Interment following Mass
Tuesday
December 5, 2023

All Saints Cemetery
6001 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: https://www.stjude.org/

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